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The First British Surgeon to Perform a Successful C-Section Was a Woman Disguised as a Man

July James Barry dies On this day in British surgeon Dr. James Barry died, upon which it was discovered that he was biologically female. Born Margaret Ann Bulkley, daughter of a.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate. Arriving at a rural workhouse, the women were roughly handled. The women responded with a hunger strike. Finally they were freed by presidential order.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.

Lina Medina : youngest mother in medical history, giving birth at the age of five years, seven months and 17 days.

Lina Medina is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history, giving birth at the age of five years, seven months and 17 days. From a remote village in Peru, in 1939

It is my understanding from the media that this little girl is trying to defend her mother after she had been stoned to death . It hurts me to look at this photo. I feel many emotions. I want to help them both. I want to rescue and save them - somehow. How?

coming SOON to AUS >"A little girl defends mother after she has been stoned to dead .

12 Historical Women Who Gave No F*cks

12 Historical Women Who Gave No Fucks

Beatrice Potter Webb social reformer, economist & historian who campaigned w hr husband 4 policies th urban poor, working towards th minimum wage laws, developing th early Labour party, authoring f books & founding th London School f Eceonomics

Dr Barry, left, pictured with her dog Psyche and servant John, right, while in…

Top army doctor was a WOMAN in disguise

Dr James Miranda Stuart Barry British military surgeon in the British Army, born Margaret Ann Bulkley, but lived her adult life as a man in order to be accepted as a university student (well before women were admitted) and to pursue a medical career

Hedy Lamarr, often proclaimed “the most beautiful woman in the world,” the 26-yr-old Lamarr was thriving in Hollywood when, in September 1940, Nazi U-boats hunted down & sank a cruise ship trying to evacuate 90 British schoolchildren to Canada. 77 drowned in the bleak north Atlantic. Lamarr, a Jewish immigrant from Nazi-occupied Austria, was outraged. She fought back by applying her engineering skills to development of a sonar sub-locator used in the Atlantic to the good of both the US & UK.

Hedy’s Folly Reviewed: Richard Rhodes on Hedy Lamarr, Inventor

Hedy Lamarr, often proclaimed “the most beautiful woman in the world,” the Lamarr was thriving in Hollywood when, in September Nazi U-boats hunted down & sank a cruise ship trying to evacuate 90 British schoolchildren to Canada.

Dr. James Barry James Barry was a surgeon in the British Army during the early 19th century. He graduated from The University of Edinburgh Medical School and worked in military hospitals throughout the British Empire, rising to the rank of Inspector General. After his death in 1865 it became apparent that Barry had in fact been born and raised as a woman, called Margaret Ann Bulkley. Confused that Barry had been identified as ‘male’ on his death certificate, when anatomical ...

This Day in History: Oct Dr James Barry, Cape physician who performed the first successful Caesarean, leaves the Cape

Beatrix potter (age 15) with her dog

Classic Women Authors and Their Dogs and Cats

British author/illustrator Beatrix Potter at age 15 with Spot, her Springer Spaniel dog. Photograph by Rupert Potter.

This makes me even more proud to be a successful working woman in 2015. Can't believe our ancestors actual dealt with this crap!

Women At Work In The 1940′s

"Give every girl an adequate number of rest periods during the day. You have to make some allowances for feminine psychology." Wow, this WWII guide for getting more 'efficiency' out of women employees is FUNNY.

This cast is used in the Artists studio plaster cast room.She is beautiful to draw and paint.

L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.

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A member of Warren Jeff's fundamentalist cult, Jessop talks about escaping a brutal life, what it was like being one wife of many, and why she stayed as long as she did

Winston Churchill , 1895

Winston Churchill as a young officer circa 1895 .nobody told me Winston Churchill was a Beatle!

The first woman to run the Boston marathon, and the men trying to pull her off the course.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Robert Wadlow, il Gigante Gentile dell'Illinois (USA), con un'altezza di 272 cm.  |  Robert Wadlow, Gentle Giant Illinois,  (8 feet 11.1 inches). | 1918-1940

robert wadlow, the world’s tallest man in history, with his parents and siblings . he continued to grow until his death at 22 yrs. when he was . despite health problems, he never used a wheelchair - illinois, 1935

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